PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the following leadership appointments for its architectural coatings and traffic solutions businesses, effective March 1, 2022:
Jaime Irick, currently PPG vice president, architectural coatings, U.S. and Canada, will assume additional accountability for PPG’s traffic solutions business. Irick will join the company’s operating committee and continue reporting to Knavish.
Prior to joining PPG in his current role in July 2019, Irick served as president of the Life Fitness Division of Brunswick Corp. and held leadership roles at the General Electric Company, where he was a GE Company Officer, including chief commercial officer, GE Current; vice president, GE Lighting North America; president and chief executive officer, GE Lighting Solutions; general manager, GE Power Sensing; director of sales, GE Security; and director, Corporate Initiatives Group, GE. Upon graduation from West Point, Irick was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He successfully completed several of the U.S. Army’s most prestigious and challenging leadership courses, including Airborne School and Ranger School. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.